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CBS
Nov 24, 2012 7:00am PST
made it back to shore safely. >>> it will be seen if black friday brought the economy out of the red. shoppers rushed a victoria secret's store in oklahoma. there was violence in other cases like this in tallahasse florida. this these people were arguing over parking and there was a shooting. several wal-mart protesters were arrested for protesting. no one was killed this year but there was violence. two people were wounded after a shooting outside a wal-mart store. it was a above a parking space. >>> and we have a little more about small business saturday. did you know that. it is between black friday and cyber monday. where everyone is encouraged to shop at mom and pop stores. and we have more on that from reporter -- who checked out some of the stores in berkley and talked to the owner how they will talk to folks and get them in the stores. >> reporter: the stores here are not here to compete with big box stores. small business saturday is about supporting the local independent stores and they in turn support the local economy and community. >> if you love the small stores and boo
CBS
Nov 24, 2012 11:00pm PST
the community. advice seconded by this man, who says the economy has been tough on small businesses. >> so anything we can do to help bring attention to our cause is that much better. >> reporter: there's one more big marketing day. it's cyber monday. that's the day after tomorrow. and one firm is predicting that on that day alone, internet buying will total $2 billion. reporting live in walnut creek, don knapp, cbs 5. in egypt today, a prominent opposition leader accused president morsi of giving himself the powers of a pharaoh. they called the expansion of his powers an unprecedented attack on judicial independence. >> reporter: the protests continued today in egypt, though they were much smaller than yesterday. egyptians who believe that president mohammed morsi has made a brazen power grab clashed with authorities. but many supported president morsi's expanded role. the spokesperson says it's temporary and not democrat because mr. morsi won 52% of the vote in the presidential election. >> it's everywhere. democracy is, of course -- after the election, it's over. they would all h
CBS
Nov 24, 2012 5:30pm PST
more on you? >> probably. >> reporter: from what i've seen the economy is picking up but most small business owners i talked to wish that small business saturday could be every day. reporting from burling game, patrick sedillo, cbs 5 early edition. >>> president obama and his daughters celebrated small business saturday by shopping at the independent bookstore. mr. obama, sasha and malia did christmas shopping in arlington, virginia. the president apparently looked up a title on the checkout counter and bought 15 children's books that will given to family members. >>> one man's convenience is another man's annoyance. people in one town were upset with a neighborhood 7/11 being opened at all hours so they took them to court. and won. but cbs 5 reporter christin ayers explains the fight isn't over yet. >> reporter: it started two and a half years ago. this fairfax convenience store that was supposed to be open from -- well, 7:00 to 11:00 open 24/7. >> come out on your front porch and you see them. >> reporter: you might have guessed the couple who lives next door wasn't exactly saying
CBS
Nov 21, 2012 5:00am PST
unchange. >> more uncertainty over the unstable greek economy this morning. european union officials failed to reach a deal on giving greece more aid. financial leaders had differences over how long greece should be given to reduce its debt. they need to agree before greece can receive its next bailout loan. >>> it looks like hostess' twinkie is cooked. the snack maker failed to reach an agreement with the bakers union in a private mediation session yesterday. on monday a bankruptcy judge asked the two sides to meet before hostess continued its liquidation process. it was a last-ditch effort to save the struggling company and more than 18,000 jobs. with no agreement in place, the judge will decide today if the maker of ho ho's, dingdongs and wonder bread can shut down its operation. other companies are reportedly interested in buying some of hostess' more popular brands. >>> and guys, i had a great surprise yesterday. i found in the back of my cup barred some hostess coming up cakes! >> you're an addict, aren't you? >> i am. [ laughter ] yes. i hid them, too. just so now. [ laughter
CBS
Nov 29, 2012 12:00pm PST
economy in that area. >>> still ahead, bankrupt but still able to give out bonuses? the latest controversy haunting hostess. >> with the biggest payout in powerball history about to take place allowing it be before californians can cash in too? >> a cold war plot that's hard to believe. did the u.s. really want to blow up the moon? we'll find out. ,,,,,, ,,,,,,,,,, now the multi- million dollr >>> now for tonight's winning powerball number and north over half a billion dollars jackpot number it is the number 6. >> those are the lucky numbers. now the multi-million dollar question is, who won the massive powerball lottery? we know it wasn't us. >> yeah. i know it wasn't me. still a mystery. but what we do know is the two winning tickets were sold one in missouri the other in arizona. the jackpot was monstrous, $580 million. until the winners come forward we don't know how many people will be splitting that prize at least two probably more. >>> next year lottery fans in california may be able to try their luck at powerball. state lottery commission is discussing new rules to join
CBS
Nov 28, 2012 5:00pm PST
speaker isn't budging. >> it will hurt small businesses and our economy. it's why it's not the right approach. >> reporter: obama administration officials will look for some middle ground in separate meetings with boehner and other congressional leaders on capitol hill thursday. danielle nottingham, cbs 5, washington. >>> it was too toxic for clothing but not too dangerous for furniture. >> but chemicals in our furniture and our baby products, the epa does not have the authority to regulate them and they end up in our bodies. >> how a california law is contributing to the problem. >>> a 3,000-mile tribute to a life lost much too young. the message friends want people hear as they run coast to coast. ,, now, you're probably sittinn a pound of toxic chemicals.5 consumerwatch reporter julie watts explains one of those >>> if you are sitting on/couch you're probably sitting on a pound of toxic chemicals. cbs 5 consumerwatch reporter julie watts explains one of those chemicals was banned decades ago. >> so in the '70s, every child in america was wearing pajamas that were like 10% by weigh
CBS
Nov 29, 2012 5:00am PST
more on celebrations. so the economy must be getting better. >> yeah. >> getting in the season. >>> next half hour coming up, it's the richest powerball jackpot ever. two winners are splitting the prize. >> what's expected between president obama and mitt romney as they meet for the first time since their last debate? coming your way. >>> a woman wakes up to find an intruder in her apartment. and now he is on the loose. police have been searching all night. we'll update you live from the scene next. ,,,, welcome se my lcret d you are?air.an your worst nightmare mr. box. since you foolishly brought back your bonus jack! i have copied your two pure beef patties, lettuce, melting cheese, pickles, and middle bun, plus fries and a drink for $4.49. and now you will tell me what is in your secret sauce!! uh, i think i know. "we all know," "pretty obvious." you couldn't tell me when i handed out the wiener-dog lasers!?! g right now >> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald >>> a woman wakes up and screams to find an intruder in her home. the manhunt happening right now in palo
CBS
Nov 28, 2012 6:00pm PST
extensions. the house speaker isn't budging. >> it will hurt small businesses and our economy. it's why it's not the right approach. >> reporter: obama administration officials will look for some middle ground in separate meetings with boehner and other congressional leaders on capitol hill thursday. danielle nottingham, cbs news, washington. >>> even though it's too late to cash in on tonight's powerball jackpot, when california might get into the game. >> the fallout at apple from the misfire on maps. ,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, tonight, after making her 1- million dollars richer! ye] nguyen claimed h >>> a milpitas woman is thanking her brother tonight after making her $14 million richer. she claimed her super lotto jackpot prize today but it was her brother who bought the winning ticket in september when she couldn't get to the store. so now she is planning to share her winnings of course with her brother and family. >> better! >>> california may add powerball to its lottery games. but unfortunately, not in time for tonight's half billion- dollar jackpot. hopefuls were lining up for the t
CBS
Nov 27, 2012 12:00pm PST
stabilize its ailing economy. however, austerity measures are also part of the bailout package. >>> more than 100,000 people packed cairo's tahrir square chanting against egypt's president who they say wants to become a dictator. [ chanting ] >> police are fighting back demonstrators with tear gas. so far at least one person is dead and almost 400 injured as a result of the violence. >>> forensic teams in the west bank city of ramallah have exhumed the body of yasser arafat. a big blue tarp surrounded his grave as workers drilled through layers of concrete to reach the tomb. a murder investigation began last summer after a swiss lab found high levels of a deadly radioactive substance on arafat's clothing. now investigators have taken samples from his remains to determine if he was in fact poisoned. >>> heavy rains are flooding the uk. take a look. people were forced from their homes as streets turned into rivers in wales and england. crews rescued one elderly man and at least 500 homes have been affected and 70,000 more are at risk. we're expecting some pretty heavy rains here
CBS
Nov 29, 2012 6:00am PST
decent news on the economy out there. the labor department reporting that first time weekly claims fell 23,000 to 393,000 and for the first time in several weeks, superstorm sandy not distorting figures. now the overall trend is still distorted. the four-week average rose to 450,000. and another look at the economy, come from the commerce department its second look at 3rd quarter gross domestic product overall economic growth revising it higher to 2.7% from an earlier estimate of 2% also compared to 1.3% in the 2nd quarter. now, the 4th quarter is likely to be impacted by sandy and also from "fiscal cliff" worries. as far as the "fiscal cliff" goes, politico is reporting this morning that there is a framework for a deal in place that would include $1.2 trillion in tax increases and $400 billion in entitlement cuts on medicare. wall street watching that closely. let's look at the numbers. the dow is up by 45 points after gaining more than 100 yesterday. it's back over 13,000. nasdaq higher by 19. s&p right now is up by 6 points. back to you. >> thank you, jason brooks with kcbs and cbsmo
CBS
Nov 20, 2012 6:00pm PST
rose in 7 states last month, 6 were unchanged. >>> with the economy inching closer to the "fiscal cliff," it might seem like a bad time for business to bet the farm. but that is exactly what some bay area businesses are doing. cbs 5 reporter mike sugerman shows us they are hoping today's risk will be tomorrow's reward. >> reporter: the company is called jive. these days business is anything but. >> we hired over 100 people throughout the course of 2012. we have opened a new office in san francisco. >> reporter: tony zingale runs the company a social software for the workplace and it's booming not falling off a "fiscal cliff" not concerned with dark clouds over europe. it sees itself on the leading edge of recovery. >> economic downturns always have an up turn at some point and the great companies are the ones that are prepared for that. >> certainly good times in san francisco or they are coming back strong. >> reporter: at the chamber of commerce they point to a lowering unemployment rate and more jobs led by tech, healthcare and tourism. where will they all sleep in where are th
CBS
Nov 26, 2012 5:00am PST
. >> certainly was. good morning to you. shopping habits have a ripple effect on the global economy. asian markets were up on the news to record retail numbers. hong kong was unchanged. wall street investors like the packed stores. the dow added 172 points to once again move past the 13,000 mark where the nasdaq finished up 40 points. the holiday shopping season got started in record fashion thanksgiving night and the spending spree lasted through the weekend. a record 247 million shoppers visited stores or web sites over the four day weekend. this is an increase of more than 9% and they spent more than ever before, an estimated $59.1 billion. and retail analysts expect this cyber monday to be the biggest online shopping day of the year. they predict americans will spend one and a half billion dollars online today. that is an includes of 20% over -- increase of 20% over last year. >> did you get a lot of shopping done. >> i did a lot of shopping on friday. i wasn't planning on it. >> she has a new outfit. >> oh, shopping for yourself, are you. >> of course she is. >> i was at cost c
CBS
Nov 22, 2012 6:00am PST
that have stifled gaza's economy for years. israeli troops that had been poised for a possible ground war pulled back this morning. in tel aviv, most israelis were also happy to hear the news. >> i would like to believe that not fighting will always do more good than fighting. but i'm very happy to hear that. >> reporter: egypt's new islamist government was the driving force behind the negotiations to end the conflict with diplomatic help from secretary of state hillary clinton. clinton spent two days shuttling between jerusalem, the west bank and cairo. >> people of this region deserve the chance to live free from fear and violence and today's agreement is a step in the right direction. >> reporter: clinton expects egypt to play a key role in maintaining peace. susan mcginnis, cbs news, washington. >>> two cars riddled with bullets on an east bay freeway shut down the freeway on a heavy commute night last night. they were found near seminary exit westbound 580 in oakland. there was no one in either car. police haven't found anyone related to the cars. the freeway shut down for
CBS
Nov 22, 2012 5:00am PST
stifled gaza's economy for years. israeli troops that had been poised for a possible ground war pulled back this morning. in tel aviv, most israelis were also happy to hear the news. >> i would like to believe that not fighting will always do more good than fighting. but i'm very happy to hear that. >> reporter: egypt's new islamist government was the driving force behind the negotiations to end the conflict with diplomatic help from secretary of state hillary clinton. clinton spent two days shuttling between jerusalem, the west bank and cairo. >> people of this region deserve the chance to live free from fear and violence and today's agreement is a step in the right direction. >> reporter: clinton expects egypt to play a key role in maintaining peace. susan mcginnis, cbs news, washington. >>> police are investigating a gun battle this shut down lanes of i-580 in oakland for hours. two cars were found riddled with bullets near the seminary exit last night. there was no one in either car and police haven't found anyone who may have been hurt. the freeway was closed for two hours for the
CBS
Nov 23, 2012 6:00pm PST
the local independent stores and they in turn support the local economy and communities. >> if you love bookstores, if you love what's left of hardware stores, any kind of small store, you have to spend your dollars there. otherwise, we will go away. >> reporter: sure, american express will give their cardholders $25 for shopping at small businesses on saturday. and some stores will offer discounts and giveaways. but they say the biggest incentives for shoppers are unique gives you wouldn't find elsewhere and a better shopping experience. >> we have i think unparalleled service. we know what we're talking about. we know how to fit people into clothes and make them look good and make them feel good about themselves. >> more of a joyous move mood than a frenzy. >> reporter: shoppers come here to avoid chaos that they see in big box stores and believe these smaller stores offer higher quality products. >> small businesses there's more original gifts so it's easier to buy unique things for folks. ♪ [ music ] >> reporter: and here's something you wouldn't find at the mall. a local ban
CBS
Nov 26, 2012 6:00pm PST
courses than we can right now and we'll be dependent less on the state economy to be able to sustain ourselves. >> reporter: the campus has plenty of room to grow. and a bond measure was just passed that could build new facilities. but the president of the faculty is skeptical the money would cover all expenses and worries that the higher paying foreign students would be at the front of the line when the u.c. begins to select transfer students. all of this has the locals on campus feeling a bit unappreciated. >> life is not, fair. life is not fair. but it kind of seems like they are chasing the dollar rather than the education. >> reporter: but these days dollars and education cannot be separated. it is an economics lesson everyone is learning, even those who can't get into the class. in fairfield, john ramos, cbs 5. >>> still ahead, how the lure of black friday deals in the bay area led to the arrest of an accused killer. >>> it is all fun and games until someone gets hurt. >> why the number of injuries from bounce houses have taken such a big jump. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, 18-year-old jacob
CBS
Nov 22, 2012 6:00pm PST
says it will end air strikes and will ease border restrictions that have crippled gaza's economy for years. egypt will work to enforce the cease-fire that it played a major role brokering. the egyptian president's help may prompt congress to release $450 million in emergency cash for the country that it froze back in september. the obama administration is also going to ask congress to increase funding for israel's iron dome defense system that intercepted more than 80% of hamas rockets headed toward crowded cities. u.s. tax dollars also help the palestinians. >> we are a leading provider of assistance to the u.n. organizations that support the palestinians. >> reporter: the clean-up is just beginning in the gaza strip. a hamas spokesman says it is impossible to count the number of buildings destroyed. tara mergener for cbs news, washington. >>> at least two people have died in this nasty crash in texas. another 100 people had to be sent to the hospital. sheriff's deputies say 140 cars and trucks collided in the fog on interstate 10 this morning. the crash includes 7 tractor- trailers
CW
Nov 26, 2012 10:00pm PST
the black market. >> the shopper is the driving force of the economy. 247 million (24) 700-0000 people went holiday shopping over the weekend and they spent more than $59 billion. that's an increase of 14% o over last year. and on cyber monday, on line sales were up 24% over last year. anthony mason tells us the web is becoming the -- america's marketplace. >> amazon.com's biggest shipping center in arizona is the size of 28 football fields. last cyber monday, the busiest day of the year, they processed 200s per second. the vice president says they expect business this year will be even better. >> we have hired and are kopting to hire 50,000 seasonal workers to meet customer demand. >> that's in addition to the 20,000 full-time employees. >> we need a new word for busy. >> across the country, online sales account for only about 10% of all holiday purchases. >> the share of sales happening online is still fairly e low, however, the internet influences now about 50% of what consumers buy. >> because shoppers look for sales and compare deals online before they buy. online sales jump more
CW
Nov 24, 2012 10:00pm PST
by the clothier barren who says the economy has been tough on small businesses. >> so anything we can do to help us out, bring attention to our cause, if you will, is that much better. >> reporter: the next big marketing day is cyber monday and adobe marketing says that day alone should bring in $2 billion. reporting live, don knapp, cbs 5. >>> hamas deployed more police to the gaza border with israel. the rare move by the group in control of the gaza strip followed intervention by egyptian mediators. they urged both sides to preserve the truce that ended eight days of fierce exchange of fire between israel and hamas. the extra police presence is intended to keep gaza residents away from the fence that is secured by israeli soldiers. >>> protestors are once again gathering tahrir square in cairo. people are angry about president mohammed morsi giving himself nearly absolute power. as cbs 5 reporter ines ferre tells us -- >> reporter: demonstrators ran from egyptian police who launched tear gas cannisters into the crowd. it's the second day of protests over president morsi's decree giv
CW
Nov 25, 2012 8:30am PST
weekend 11-23 phil says, it's not over ye, it's still a very tricky economy in ca (anchors react to pkg) huge powerball jackp . >>> now on to governor brown. what do you think we will see with him in the coming year. >> well, he solved the problem of whether or not to run for re- election, but if california becomes the number one state in the country on recovery side, first to solve the problem on the finance side. he has take an first step to do that. the next step will be can you keep local publics from going bankrupt. he will do that, as well. you will see a dramatic change in the employment category for california. when all that happens jerry will be able to go across the nation saying i didn't follow my need. >> nonif i should take off right now. the idea of him running for president yet again? what do you think? >> the country is open to lots of possibilities, i think, but a buddhist president, an 80-something-year-old buddhist president, i don't think we are ready for that. >> you don't see him doing that anymore. >> that is true, but -- . >> he is quoting the bible more. >>
CW
Nov 22, 2012 10:00pm PST
restrictions that have crippled their economy. it underscores the group's new deterrent power. saying i want to say to the palestinian people at the west bank and everywhere that the option of invading them on this victory is gone and they will never return. but the israeli army chief of staff issued a warning. >> gaza would stay quiet if nothing comes out of it. and gaza, they would be a quiet place. if the organization would reoperate from gaza, then the future is more than what it is. >> reporter: america is poised to help both sides. the obama administration says they will ask congress to increase funding for israel's defense system that helped intercept 80% of the rockets. and the american tax dollars provided assistance to the united organizations supporting the palestinians. both sides are trying to negotiate a more permanent agreement. israel, they want to end the weapon smuggling at gaza. hamas wants to end the border brigade. >>> troops in afghanistan treated on a feast. including turkey and pie where they even got a game of football before dinner. he told members of the armed
CW
Nov 23, 2012 10:00pm PST
bargains they say small business saturday is about supporting the local economy and community. >> we love what's left of hardware stores. any kind of small store. you have to spend your dollars there. otherwise we will go away. >> shoppers say among the benefit of shopping at small and local businesses are that they often carry unique products and offer a better more personalized shopping experience. >> while thousands of people were outlooking for those bargains today one group of bay area women went to nordstrom. cbs 5 reporter chen shows us they weren't shopping for gifts. they were making them. >> in a a corner needles are clicking and women are chatting. meet the knitters they meet for cake conversation and community service. >> it's very good for the soul you know what i mean. >> the two dozen where i am mostly retired schoolteachers and principals. they can spin a yard or two their fingers do curious work fashioning a christmas gifts. they're donating 300 carves and hats. the program run by billy graham's son frankly hopes to give 9 million children shoe box gifts worldwide. >
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